Dean Phillips, Jewish Democrat who ran quixotic presidential campaign, endorses Biden

US Rep. Dean Phillips, the Minnesota Jewish Democrat who ran a long shot campaign for the Democratic presidential nod, suspended his campaign and endorsed President Joe Biden. Phillips sought to tap into frustration among Democrats based almost wholly on Biden’s age; the two barely differed on policy, including on Israel, with both strongly backing […]

Lois Frankel, Jewish Florida Democrat, quits progressive caucus

Florida Rep. Lois Frankel, a Jewish Democrat, quit the party’s progressive caucus, one of the largest in Congress, as the Israel-Hamas war has brought to the surface long-simmering differences over Israel among progressives. Frankel’s departure was first reported Monday by The Intercept, and later confirmed with her office by Axios. Both publications cited anonymous […]